AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, October 20 /PRNewswire/ --
- Former Interim CEO of McAfee to Play Active Role in Growing AVG's Consumer, Small Business and Channel Customers in 167 Countries
AVG, a global anti-virus and Internet security software provider with over 80 million users in 167 countries, announced today that it has expanded its board of directors with the appointment of Dale Fuller.
We are pleased to add Dale to our distinguished Board of Directors, said JR Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies. We are a company focused solely on the security needs of consumers and the SMB market, and Dale's deep experience in leading technology companies will further strengthen our ability to grow. Our disruptive free business model and unique, truly global leadership perspective is evidenced in AVG's 17 years of innovation heritage. Dale is an important addition to the team and we look forward to his contributions and guidance.
The former interim CEO and board member for McAfee, Fuller is currently president and CEO of MokaFive, a next-generation desktop virtualization company and is currently responsible for heading the organization's overall strategy implementation and day-to-day operations. His other Board positions include Krugle and Quest Aircraft Company. Fuller also served as CEO of Borland from 1999 until 2005.
Fuller holds an honorary Ph.D. degree from St. Petersburg State University in Russia and has been a member of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and serves as Chairman of the Let Them Hear Foundation.
About AVG Technologies
AVG is a global security solutions leader protecting more than 80 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. Headquartered in Amsterdam, AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and one of the most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating Web-borne threats from around the world. Its free online, downloadable software model allows entry-level users to gain basic anti-virus protection and then to easily and inexpensively upgrade to greater levels of safety and defense in both single and multi-user environments. Nearly 6,000 resellers, partners and distributors team with AVG globally including Amazon.com, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro, Play.com, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo!. More information is available at http://www.avg.com.
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